Nicholas Van Dam holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology and has extensive training in Cognitive Neuroscience and Mindfulness/Meditation. He completed a B.S. in Neurobiology and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, a 90 minute drive from his hometown of Brookfield, WI. Nicholas completed a M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY and did a Pre-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Yale University. He did several post-doctoral fellowships (at New York University School of Medicine; Nathan Kline Institute / Child Mind Institute; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) prior to joining the faculty in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
Nicholas has interests in Anxiety, Depression, Decision-making, fMRI, Psychometrics, Mindfulness, and Assessment. Nicholas is a Mind & Life Fellow.